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Ronaldinho set to be freed on 24 August after five months of detention in Paraguay
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Ronaldinho set to be freed on 24 August after five months of detention in Paraguay

Ronaldinho was detained alongside his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira on 6 March, accused of entering Paraguay in possession of false passports.

Football match in Brazil postponed after 10 players test positive for COVID-19
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Football match in Brazil postponed after 10 players test positive for COVID-19

Brazil on Saturday surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths and three million cases of infection.

Premier League: Willian leaves Chelsea with 'head held high' after seven years at London club
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Premier League: Willian leaves Chelsea with 'head held high' after seven years at London club

Willian rejected Tottenham Hotspur to join Chelsea from Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala for £30 million ($39 million) in 2013.

Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing
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Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing

Many of Brazil's 27 states have begun to reopen shops and restaurants, though responses have differed, as has the strain on the health system

COVID-19 treatment: Study finds photodynamic therapy useful in treating secondary infections
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COVID-19 treatment: Study finds photodynamic therapy useful in treating secondary infections

A test against bacterial pneumonia resulted in zero deaths in a group who got photodynamic therapy while 60% of the control group participants died

Canine turns car salesman: Hyundai outlet in Brazil appoints 'Tucson Prime the dog' as honorary employee
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Canine turns car salesman: Hyundai outlet in Brazil appoints 'Tucson Prime the dog' as honorary employee

From guarding the entrance to interacting with customers, Tucson Prime has a lot of responsibilities at the showroom

Brazil’s experts raise alarm as Amazon witnesses 28% more fires in July than a year ago
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Brazil’s experts raise alarm as Amazon witnesses 28% more fires in July than a year ago

The National Institute for Space Research recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon rainforest last month, compared to 5,318 in the same month of 2019.

Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic
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Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic

The gradual undermining of democratic rules during an economic crisis and a public health catastrophe could leave Latin America primed for slower growth and an increase in corruption and human rights abuses

Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country
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Global COVID-19 toll crosses 6.02 lakh, cases climb to 1.42 crore; US continues to be worst-hit country

The US alone accounts for over 37 lakh COVID-19 cases, while Brazil has reported 20 lakh and India, 10 lakh.

India coronavirus cases surge past million mark; MIT estimates country will be worst-hit nation in the world
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India coronavirus cases surge past million mark; MIT estimates country will be worst-hit nation in the world

About 25,000 deaths have been officially attributed to COVID-19, but testing remains sparse, so the real figure could be significantly higher.

State football match called off in southern Brazil after 14 members of team test positive for COVID-19
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State football match called off in southern Brazil after 14 members of team test positive for COVID-19

The football match was due to kick off on Sunday at 4 pm local time but was cancelled on the orders of the state’s Health Secretariat.

Jair Bolsonaro vetoes plans to offer COVID-19 support to Brazil's indigenous communities
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Jair Bolsonaro vetoes plans to offer COVID-19 support to Brazil's indigenous communities

Brazil’s indigenous population of roughly 850,000 is more vulnerable to the COVID-19, as it lives in remote areas with little access to health care systems, and its communal lifestyle rules out social distancing.

Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19
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Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19

Bolsonaro posted a video on Facebook of him taking a dose of hydroxychloroquine, a day after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19, says he's 'well and normal'
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Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19, says he's 'well and normal'

Bolsonaro, 65, had earlier said that his history as an athlete would protect him from the virus, and that it would be nothing more than a 'little flu' if he were to contract it

Regeneron begins phase III trials of REGN-COV2; here's how antibody cocktail can help COVID-19 patients
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Regeneron begins phase III trials of REGN-COV2; here's how antibody cocktail can help COVID-19 patients

Currently, the antibody cocktail, developed by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Regeneron, is in the phase 2 treatment trials stage

Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher
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Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher

The vaccine has been licensed to AstraZeneca and is in its Phase III of its human trials in the UK.

Satellite imagery shows illegal gold mining in Brazil has increased, threatens the Yanomami tribe in the heart of the Amazons
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Satellite imagery shows illegal gold mining in Brazil has increased, threatens the Yanomami tribe in the heart of the Amazons

The lust for gold has attracted wildcat prospectors, who have destroyed forests, poisoned rivers and brought fatal diseases to the tribe.

Confirmed cases cross 9.4 mn globally, with US accounting for over 4.7 mn COVID-19 infections alone; toll surpasses 4.80 lakh
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Confirmed cases cross 9.4 mn globally, with US accounting for over 4.7 mn COVID-19 infections alone; toll surpasses 4.80 lakh

The fresh daily situation report estimates the number of COVID-19 infections reported in the past 24 hours at 177,012. Further, 5,116 virus-related deaths were reported over the same period, taking the toll to 484,249.

Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak
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Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak

The Brazilian football confederation said 19 of the 20 clubs in the top flight were open to playing in other cities if their hometowns are considered not safe enough by health authorities.

Coping with the coronavirus: How the world is gradually learning to live with COVID-19
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Coping with the coronavirus: How the world is gradually learning to live with COVID-19

Around the world, governments that had appeared to tame the coronavirus are adjusting to the reality that the disease is here to stay